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Noun: brevet  bru'vet [N. Amer], bre-vit [Brit]
  1. A document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
Verb: brevet (brevetted,brevetting)  bru'vet [N. Amer], bre-vit [Brit]
  1. Promote somebody by brevet, in the military

Derived forms: brevets, brevetted, brevetting

Type of: advance, document, elevate, kick upstairs, papers, promote, raise, upgrade, written document

Encyclopedia: Brevet